1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Galactia P.Browne
      1. Galactia striata (Jacq.) Urb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America.

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    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Lake Victoria regional transition zone; grasslands, Sudanian wooded grassland, Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; bushland and thicket., Lake Victoria regional mosaic; wooded grassland, Somalia-Masai grasslands, Sudanian grasslands, Zamb
    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Herb
    Vernacular
    Guatabito
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 25 - 2000 m.; Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba, trepadora, liana
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor
    [FZ]

    Leguminosae, B. Mackinder, R. Pasquet, R. Polhill and B. Verdcourt. Flora Zambesiaca 3:5. 2001

    Habit
    Perennial climbing or trailing herb 0.6–4 m long from a woody rootstock.
    Stem
    Stems slender, finely pubescent to velvety.
    Leaflets
    Leaflets 3, paler beneath, (2)4–9 × 0.8–3.7(4.5) cm, oblong, oblong-obovate or oblong-elliptic, rounded or emarginate and mucronulate at the apex, rounded or faintly subcordate at the base, sparsely appressed pubescent above, glabrescent to more densely appressed pubescent or velvety beneath; petioles 2–5 cm long; rhachis 0.5–1.5 cm long; petiolules 2–3 mm long; stipules 3–5 mm long, linear.
    Inflorescences
    Racemes lax, (1)2–10- or many-flowered, the flowers in groups of 1–3; rhachis 2–5(28) cm long; peduncles (3)7–17.5 cm long; pedicels 1.5–2 mm long; bracts and bracteoles (1.2)2–2.5 mm long, ovate-lanceolate.
    Calyx
    Calyx pubescent; tube 2.5–3 mm long; lobes 3.5–6(7) mm long, elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, the lowest the longest.
    Corolla
    Standard whitish, pale lilac or pinkish-mauve and purple, 1–1.2 cm × 4–5 mm, elliptic or oblong-obovate, glabrous.
    Fruits
    Pods (1.5)3–6(8) cm × 4–7.5(10) mm, linear-oblong, finely appressed pubescent and sometimes also with long hairs, usually 6–12-seeded, but rarely 1-seeded (but not geocarpous) pods occur.
    Seeds
    Seeds yellowish-brown to dark blackish-red, mottled or suffused with grey, 3.5–5.5 × 2.5–3.5 × 2–2.5 mm.
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    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Galápagos, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, West Himalaya

    Galactia striata (Jacq.) Urb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2009 Saar, E. [PCD5201], Brazil K000930645
    Jun 1, 2009 Souza, V.C. [5156], Brazil K000930646
    Oct 3, 2006 Pollard, B.J. [1306], Turks and Caicos Is. 76522.000
    Jan 1, 1997 Silva, G.P. [2466], Rio Grande do Norte K000206273
    Jul 1, 1991 Lewis, G.P. [1917], Bahia K000206269
    Jul 1, 1991 Lewis, G.P. [1917], Bahia K000206270
    Oct 1, 1990 Noblick, L.R. [4086], Bahia K000206272
    Oct 1, 1990 Noblick, L.R. [3985], Bahia K000206274
    Nov 1, 1985 Lewis, G.P. [CFCR7494], Bahia K000206271
    Harley, R.M. [17094], Brazil K000930647
    Hinton, G.B. [5388], Mexico K000118602
    Hinton, G.B. [11409], Mexico K000118603
    Hinton, G.B. [4829], Mexico K000118604
    Rico, L. [1433], Bolivia K000295423
    Gaumer, G.F. [566], Mexico K000503042
    Gaumer, G.F. [1853], Mexico K000503044
    Gaumer, G.F. [1852], Mexico K000503043
    Reynoso Dueñas, J.J. [592], Mexico K001306631
    Sintenis, P. [1994], Puerto Rico Galactia striata var. tobagensis K000502827

    First published in Symb. Antill. 2: 320 (1900)

    Accepted by

    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & al. (2015). Lianas of Mexico Botanical Sciences 93: 365-417.
    • Ceolin, G.B. & Miotto, S.T.S. (2013). Synopsis of the genus Galactia (Phaseoleae, Papilionoideae, Leguminosae) in Brazil Phytotaxa 134: 1-26.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Monteiro de Barros, A.A., de Andrade Ribas, L. & Dunn Araujo, D.S. (2009). Trepadeiras do Parque Estadual da Serra do Tiririca, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Rodriguésia 60: 681-694.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New Yourk Botanic Garden Press, New York.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
    • Cirilo, N. & Proctor, G.R. (1994). Vascular plants of the Caribbean Swan islands of Honduras Brenesia 41-42: 73-80.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Flora of Panama. Checklist and Index. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 17: 1-328. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Ibarra-Manríquez, G. & al. (2015). Lianas of Mexico Botanical Sciences 93: 365-417.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New Yourk Botanic Garden Press, New York.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
    • Cirilo, N. & Proctor, G.R. (1994). Vascular plants of the Caribbean Swan islands of Honduras Brenesia 41-42: 73-80.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Flora of Panama. Checklist and Index. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 17: 1-328. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.
    • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
    • S.Calderon & P.C.Standley (1944). Lista Preliminar de las plantas de El Salvador, ed. 2: 1-450. Ediciones culturales de la universidad de El Salvador.
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    • Maxwell, R. H. (1991). In: Dassanayake, M. D. & Fosberg, F. R. (Eds.) A revised handbook
    • Liogier, A. H. (1985). La Flore de la Espanola. III
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    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Flora Zambesiaca
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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